Low Fantasy

Low fantasy, or intrusion fantasy, is a subgenre of fantasy in which magical events intrude on an otherwise-normal world. The term thus contrasts with high fantasy stories, which take place in fictional worlds that have their own sets of rules and physical laws.

An alternative definition, common in role-playing games, rests on the story and characters being more realistic and less mythic in scope.

Low fantasy is related to a number of other genres or subgenres.
* Urban fantasy takes place in a modern-like urban setting, as opposed to rural or historical setting, and thus can potentially be low fa

New Releases Tagged "Low Fantasy"

The Sun and the Star: A Nico di Angelo Adventure (Camp Half-Blood Chronicles, #17)
Blood Debts (Blood Debts, #1)
Spell Bound
Sacred Hospitality (The Atlas, #0.5)
The Wicche Glass Tavern (Sam Quinn #3)
Summer (Evermore Academy, #3)
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The Gifts
Rising Queen (Court of the Sea Fae, #3)
Brooklyn House Magician's Manual
Bedlam (Skulduggery Pleasant, #12)
The Witch Hunt (The Witch Haven, #2)
Blood Like Fate (Blood Like Magic, #2)
The Beast of Buckingham Palace
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Priest of Crowns (War for the Rose Throne, #4)
Priest of Gallows (War for the Rose Throne, #3)
Dead or Alive (Skulduggery Pleasant, #14)
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (Harry Potter, #1)
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Harry Potter, #3)
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Harry Potter, #2)
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Harry Potter, #4)
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Harry Potter, #5)
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Harry Potter, #7)
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Harry Potter, #6)
The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #1)
City of Bones (The Mortal Instruments, #1)
The Sea of Monsters (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #2)
The Titan's Curse (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #3)
The Battle of the Labyrinth (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #4)
The Last Olympian (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #5)
City of Ashes (The Mortal Instruments, #2)
City of Glass (The Mortal Instruments, #3)
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The Hobbit by J.R.R. TolkienThe Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own M... by Catherynne M. ValenteA Curse of Roses by Diana PinguichaThe Way of Kings by Brandon SandersonStranger in a Strange Land by Robert A. Heinlein
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